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Forum: General Sportbikes   09-01-2007, 11:48 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,025
Posted By malvolio
usually denotes either an asshat, unskilled, or...

usually denotes either an asshat, unskilled, or just plain lazy rider.
Forum: General Sportbikes   08-29-2007, 10:15 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,436
Posted By malvolio
minimum amount of choke to start and get engine...

minimum amount of choke to start and get engine into rhythm. gloves on check mirrors and ride off, taking it easy and gradually reducing choke as it warms up.
Forum: General Sportbikes   08-29-2007, 10:13 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,472
Posted By malvolio
great way to get smeared.

great way to get smeared.
Forum: New Riders   08-29-2007, 08:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 927
Posted By malvolio
i run my 250 at 80 mph @ 10.5k rpm with no oil...

i run my 250 at 80 mph @ 10.5k rpm with no oil issues. it depends on the bike i guess. not to open that can of worms but i went with the ride it like normal break in, not hard not soft.

but yes,...
Forum: General Sportbikes   08-29-2007, 07:48 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,472
Posted By malvolio
if open carry is legal, then it's legal. ...

if open carry is legal, then it's legal.



maybe not taliban, but al quaeda in iraq perhaps?

http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=517_1176417044
Forum: General Sportbikes   08-29-2007, 07:43 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,566
Posted By malvolio
DC area, PG in particular, has had a couple of...

DC area, PG in particular, has had a couple of sensationalized incidents involving bikes recently. The consistent trend is that poor judgment on the part of the other party involved has contributed....
Forum: Fallen Riders   08-29-2007, 07:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,733
Posted By malvolio
i can think of a few lots and side streets that...

i can think of a few lots and side streets that access roads with limit of 70 mph...in west virginia.

it appears that both drunk driving and reckless riding contributed to this wreck. RIP to the...
Forum: General Sportbikes   08-29-2007, 06:37 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,852
Posted By malvolio
Read the Pace. Ride the Pace. ...

Read the Pace. Ride the Pace.

http://www.ridehsta.com/html/safety.htm
Forum: General Sportbikes   08-21-2007, 11:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,048
Posted By malvolio
um, congrats on your accomplishment?

um, congrats on your accomplishment?
Forum: General Sportbikes   08-18-2007, 11:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,017
Posted By malvolio
non o-ring chains require even more attention...

non o-ring chains require even more attention than o-ring ones do. instead of conditioning o-rings, you have to keep the chain actually lubricated.
Forum: General Sportbikes   08-18-2007, 11:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,040
Posted By malvolio
no plate... i'd be kind of disappointed to learn...

no plate... i'd be kind of disappointed to learn that there was that kind of rider in the neighborhood. good job looking out for him, regardless.
Forum: General Sportbikes   08-18-2007, 12:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,150
Posted By malvolio
riding is joy. is it possible to have too much...

riding is joy. is it possible to have too much joy in your life? i think not.
Forum: New Riders   08-17-2007, 11:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 972
Posted By malvolio
l8 braker: priceless avatar. "moon RIVER! you...

l8 braker: priceless avatar. "moon RIVER! you usin' the whole fist there doc?"
Forum: General Sportbikes   08-12-2007, 12:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,133
Posted By malvolio
agreed. pelvic fractures are serious bidness for...

agreed. pelvic fractures are serious bidness for the same reason as femur fractures. sharp bone edges in the vicinity of major blood vessels can equal lights out.
Forum: General Sportbikes   08-12-2007, 01:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,061
Posted By malvolio
Total Control is my top pick. I'm surprised that...

Total Control is my top pick. I'm surprised that it's not recommended more often.
Forum: General Sportbikes   08-09-2007, 08:12 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 7,095
Posted By malvolio
Um, reckless driving is a criminal offense. A...

Um, reckless driving is a criminal offense. A California 23103 looks to be a misdemeanor charge.

http://www.dmv.ca.gov/pubs/vctop/d11/vc23103.htm

Reckless Driving

23103. (a) Any person who...
Forum: General Sportbikes   08-08-2007, 09:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,483
Posted By malvolio
Maybe needs air/fuel ratio adjustment? :dunno

Maybe needs air/fuel ratio adjustment? :dunno
Forum: New Riders   08-07-2007, 10:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 318
Posted By malvolio
flushing a cylinder. wtf? seller sounds like a...

flushing a cylinder. wtf? seller sounds like a total dillweed. who knows what he's done to the bike. i'd steer clear personally.
Forum: General Sportbikes   08-06-2007, 11:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 13,859
Posted By malvolio
I use prestone 50/50 premix. It's nice to know...

I use prestone 50/50 premix. It's nice to know that I should be able to find the same stuff just about anywhere if I need to top up and don't have the opportunity to flush, for example on a long...
Forum: General Sportbikes   07-29-2007, 02:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,018
Posted By malvolio
will they be adding those to the dollar menu?

will they be adding those to the dollar menu?
Forum: New Riders   07-27-2007, 11:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,013
Posted By malvolio
if you want to stay safe, stay home. it's about...

if you want to stay safe, stay home. it's about minimizing risk.
Forum: General Sportbikes   07-21-2007, 07:34 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,158
Posted By malvolio
am i allowed to post now?

am i allowed to post now?
Forum: General Sportbikes   07-21-2007, 05:48 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,158
Posted By malvolio
I ride my own ride. I don't give a shit about my...

I ride my own ride. I don't give a shit about my chicken strips or anyone else's. That's my expert commentary.
Forum: General Sportbikes   07-21-2007, 05:41 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,113
Posted By malvolio
This is America not germany. We do wtf we want...

This is America not germany. We do wtf we want and we deal with the consequences.

So many people ride bikes with no license at all, what difference would a tiered system make? It'd be about as...
Forum: General Sportbikes   07-21-2007, 12:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,239
Posted By malvolio
reminds me of the dockers advertisement. iirc, it...

reminds me of the dockers advertisement. iirc, it opens with a glamourous night shot of a cruiser under a street lamp and you expect it to be a harley commercial. then some tool walks up and is like...
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